Tag: NASA

Ariana Grande’s Limited Edition ‘NASA’ Merch Is Available Online Now

Getty Image As you probably already know, Ariana Grande performed at Coachella Sunday night. Although the pop princess’ set was pretty similar to what she’s been performing on tour — give or take a JC Chasez — Grande debuted some cool new merch at the festival. Inspired by her Thank U, Next standout track “NASA,” […]

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lockheed martin unveils lunar lander concept that could fly humans to the moon

NASA‘s longtime space contractor lockheed martin has debuted a moon lander concept that could put humans on the moon’s surface by 2024. four years earlier than first planned, the colorado-based company has a plan that would tap key projects already in the works by NASA’s human space exploration experts, including the orion spacecraft, a planned […]

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Megapixels: NASA created these alien clouds to study our atmosphere

Last Friday, strangely shaped clouds in shades of deep blue and aqua danced over Norway for around half an hour. The alien visuals, set against the more familiar green tinge of the aurora borealis, were not evidence of an extraterrestrial visitor, but rather a sign that a new NASA experiment is underway. The NASA-funded Auroral […]

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Running a marathon in space made me finally appreciate gravity

↑ Sunita Williams, NASA astronautOnce you leave the world of gravity, your bone density and muscle mass begin to decrease. To prevent this, astronauts in space have to spend about two hours a day working out. While I was on the International Space Station in 2007, I often used a treadmill for this purpose. I […]

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NASA names winners of 3D-printed space habitats for use on the moon, mars and beyond

NASA has named the top three teams in the complete virtual construction phase of its 3D-printed habitat competition. the latest round saw teams create detailed virtual models of shelters designed specifically for life on mars, with the winners each claiming a share of US$100,000 ahead of the grand finale next month. first launched in 2015, NASA’s 3D printed habitat challenge has invited […]

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sebastian errazuriz live streams earth from space in 20-foot ‘blu marble’ artwork

wether it’s a taxidermy chicken lamp or cabinets that wave into swirling sculptures, the work of chilean artist and activist sebastian errazuriz is always as captivating as it is experimental. his latest project involves a 20-foot public sculpture in the middle of new york featuring a livestream of earth from a NASA satellite in space. the monumental structure titled […]

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SpaceX rocket with unmanned U.S. capsule blasts off for space station

(Reuters) — A SpaceX rocket with an unmanned crew capsule blasted off on Saturday for the International Space Station, in a key milestone for Elon Musk’s space company and NASA’s long-delayed goal to resume human spaceflight from U.S. soil later this year. SpaceX’s 16-foot-tall (4.9 meter) Crew Dragon capsule, atop a Falcon 9 rocket, lifted […]

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‘First Man’ Is a Powerful Portrait of Masculinity—We Shouldn’t Sleep on It

This article originally appeared on VICE Canada. The 2019 Academy Award nominations were announced on Tuesday, all but delivering the final blow to the once obvious front-runner First Man, an odd omission from the major categories, especially considering some of the less-than-memorable contenders. First Man is a thoughtful, lyrical exploration of masculinity as well as […]

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Paul George Will Debut The NASA-Inspired PG3s During The Thunder’s Game Against The Spurs

Nike It’s been a big month for Oklahoma City Thunder superstars getting the latest in their line of signature sneakers. Back on New Year’s Day, Jordan held an event to announce the debut of Russell Westbrook’s latest kicks, the Why Not? Zer0.2. Now, Paul George is using the Thunder’s game against the San Antonio Spurs […]

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‘Hidden Figure’ Shelby Jacobs, Who Designed a Camera System for NASA, Finally Getting His Due Nearly 51 Years Later

If you have ever seen the iconic images of NASA’s Apollo 6 launch that took place in 1968, you have seen Shelby Jacobs’ work, whether you realized it or not. In 1965, Jacobs was given the task of designing a camera system that could capture the rocket separations for the unmanned Apollo 6 launch. He […]

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